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Join us April 2 at the Salesforce1 World Tour Boston to learn how leading nonprofit and higher education innovators are using Salesforce to build lifelong relationships and connect with their constituents in whole new ways. Check out our agenda of nonprofit and higher education focused content that will be happening throughout the event and register today.

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The Connected Campus: Student Apps in Action

8:30 am - 9:10 am | Hynes Convention Center Room 202 Northeastern University has developed several student-centered applications on the Salesforce platform over the last 6 years. In this session, we'll focus on two key areas served by those initiatives: Academic Advising and Study Abroad. Come learn how different types of advisors are using Salesforce to manage their student caseloads, including case management tools, customized notes, and online appointment scheduling. Also learn how the Office of International Study Programs manages their application process through Salesforce, resulting in downstream benefits for crisis management.
  • Nick Zinser, Director of Enrollment Systems, Northeastern University
  • Vanessa Wright, Sr. Business Systems Analyst, Northeastern University

The Connected Nonprofit: Connect Your Community. Prove Your Impact.

8:30 - 9:10 am | Hynes Convention Center Ballroom C Nonprofits are transforming the social sector and philanthropy by connecting their communities in powerful ways. Learn from innovative nonprofits that are leveraging social, mobile and cloud strategies to disrupt the status quo and revolutionize how they connect employees, supporters, partners and programs to accelerate the pace of change.
  • Sherry Aldrich, Process & Systems Manager, Student Conservation Association
  • Julianne Diamond, Senior Manager and Business Analyst, Citizen Schools
  • Naomi Mandelstein, Nonprofit Marketing Director, - Moderator


9:30 am - 10:00 am | Keynote Room Before Keith Block takes the stage, Seamus Harreys, VP of Business Strategy Planning at Northeastern University, will share with Peter Coffee, how they are using Salesforce across the entire student lifecycle. And hear from Health Leads, who is using Salesforce to transform healthcare for low-income patients while delivering a holistic healthcare system for America.


10 am - 11:30 am | Keynote Room Discover how innovative companies and organizations, including City Year, are using technology to connect their customers and constituents to accelerate their goals.

How to Rock with Salesforce: Best Practices from Successful Organizations

3:00 pm - 3:55 pm | Hynes Convention Center Room 202 Join us for a lively discussion on how to make Salesforce a success at your organization. Hear from a panel of nonprofit and higher education customers who share practical tips on how to best implement and drive adoption throughout your organization.
  • Meghan Butler, Business Systems Analyst, Root Capital
  • Jim Laudisio, Director of Operations, Boston Partners in Education
  • Rebecca Joffrey, Director of Interactive Services, Cornell University
  • Colleen Whelan, Director of Client Engagement at Yale University, ITS – Campus Community Technologies, Yale University
  • Marc Baizman, Customer Success Manager, - Moderator

The Connected Nonprofit: Transform Your Fundraising

4:00 - 4:40 pm | Hynes Convention Center Ballroom C Fundraising is the lifeblood of most nonprofit. Break down the silos and empower your entire organization to make a case for giving with a complete picture of your donors, volunteers, members and other constituents in one place. With social, mobile and collaboration at its core, Salesforce is helping nonprofits like City Year cultivate and grow life-long supporter relationships.
  • Welles Hatch, CIO, City Year
  • Jessica Hood, Solutions Engineer,
  • Naomi Mandelstein, Nonprofit Marketing Director, - Moderator Networking

4:40 pm | Cloud Expo Wrap up the day by sharing your thoughts and lessons learned with your nonprofit and higher education peers in the Cloud Expo.
Join the force of giving back at the Salesforce1 World Tour! and The Greater Boston Food Bank's (GBFB) are partnering to help end hunger in eastern Massachusetts. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate when you arrive onsite.

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Please note: Our sessions do have a limited capacity and we will try and accommodate as many attendees as capacity will allow. And this event is complimentary, with the exception of parking.